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Author Weingrad, Michael

Title American Hebrew literature : writing Jewish national identity in the United States / Michael Weingrad ; with a foreword by Alan Mintz

Publ Info Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  PJ5049.U5 W45 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PJ5049.U5 W45 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxviii, 275 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Judaic traditions in literature, music, and art
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction -- America is my cage: New York City and the Hebraist alienation from America -- The poetry of an upturned world : modernism and American identity in American Hebrew literature -- Going native : the Indian in the American Hebrew imagination -- I am not in New York : Hebrew encounters with rural, small-town, and Christian America -- Messiah, American style : Mordecai Manuel Noah and the American refuge -- Coffee and snowflakes : Shimon Halkin and Gabriel Preil in the United States -- The last Mohicans
LC subject Hebrew literature, Modern -- United States -- History and criticism
American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism
Hebrew literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Jews in literature
Nationalism in literature
Identity (Psychology) in literature
ISBN 9780815632511 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815632517 (cloth : alk. paper)